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Philadelphia inquirer (1860)

Volume: May 1, 1865
Subject: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865
Publisher: Philadelphia, Pa. : W.W. Harding
Language: English
Call number: 71200908500774
Digitizing sponsor: Friends of The Lincoln Collection of Indiana, Inc.
Book contributor: Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection
Collection: lincolncollection; americana
Notes: No copyright page found. No table-of-contents pages found.

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Issues for Jan. 1, 1879-Nov. 17, 1887 called also v. 100-v. 117

Merged with: Public ledger (Philadelphia, Pa. : 1927), to become: Philadelphia inquirer public ledger

Description based on: Apr. 3, 1860; title from caption

Lincoln collection has 15 no.: Apr. 15, 17-22, 24-26, 28, May 20, 1865, and portions of Apr. 14, May 1-2, 1865

Text in five columns

All except Apr. 14, 1865: Advertisements in each issue

Apr. 15, 17-22, 24-26, 28, May 20, 1865: Sheets, folded

Apr. 14, May 1-2, 1865: Sheets, detached or excised from whole issues

Apr. 14, 1865: Incomplete, only one sheet (2 p.), laminated in Japanese tissue ; Headline on p. [1]: No draft! ; "Continued on the eighth page"--P. [1], column [5]

Apr. 15, 1865: Headline on p. [1]: Murder of President Lincoln!

Apr. 17, 1865: Engraved portrait of John Wilkes Booth and map of Ford's Theatre and vicinity on p. [1]

Apr. 17-22, 24, 1865: At head of title: The nation mourns its loss

Apr. 18, 1865: Headlines on p. [1]: The great tragedy! The movements of Booth on the fatal day ; Map on p. [1] with caption: Mobile and its approaches

Apr. 20, 1865: Headline on p. [1]: Funeral of Abraham Lincoln! ; Illustrations on p. [1] with captions: The funeral car of President Lincoln. The coffin

Apr. 21, 1865: Headline on p. [1]: The remains of President Lincoln! They are lying in state at the Capitol

Apr. 22, 1865: Article on arrangements for Lincoln's funeral in Philadelphia, Pa., on p. [1], column [5], continued on p. 8, column [1]

Apr. 24, 1865: Headline on p. [1]: Our dead President in Philadelphia

Apr. 25, 1865: Illustration on p. [1] with caption: President Lincoln's remains in Independence Hall ; Illustration on p. [1] with caption: An interior view of the railroad car conveying the remains of President Lincoln

Apr. 26, 1865: Illustration on p. [1] with caption: The great national funeral. View of the City Hall, New York, and the hearse bearing the remains of President Lincoln

Apr. 28, 1865: Map on p. [1] with caption: Death scene of the assassin. Map showing the place where Booth was killed and Harold captured

May 1, 1865: Incomplete, only one sheet (2 p.) and a trimmed sheet (pages not identified, columns [1]-[3] on recto and columns [3]-[5] on verso)

May 2, 1865: Incomplete, only one sheet (2 p.) and upper portion of another sheet (p. 7-8, trimmed diagonally from top edge near spine to lower fore edge, with top edge of p. 7 affixed to p. [1])

May 20, 1865: Engraved portraits of Lewis C. Payne and Samuel C. Arnold on p. [1] with caption: Portraits of the conspirators


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